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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY20 is not expected to be complete until September, 2021.

  1. Nano Barium Titanate/Polymer Dielectric Films for High Volt


    More compact high voltage firing capacitors are required for state of the art detonators used for advanced electronic fuzes. This can be achieved via development of a superior dielectric based upon combination of a processible polymer and a nanoparticulate ceramic material having a very high dielectric constant. While accomplishing this task, the composite must offer a breakdown strength of at l ...

    STTR Phase I 1998 Department of DefenseAir Force

    SBC: DACCO SCI, INC.            Topic: N/A

    Non-destructive inspection and evaluation (NDI, NDE) of adhesive joint integrity commonly requires separation of an interface or, in limited cases, a kissing unbond that has intimate contact, but no interfacial strength. DACCO SCI, Inc., and Michigan State University propose to adapt an in-situ corrosion sensor to detect the ingress of moisture into a bondline and the subsequent deterioration of ...

    STTR Phase I 1998 Department of DefenseAir Force
  3. Differential Geometric Tools for Visualizing and Understand

    SBC: Equinox Corp.            Topic: N/A

    Proposed are the development of novel differential geometric tools for the visualization of multi-spectral imagery. These tools will enable a user to optimally visualize local image contrast inher-ent to a multispectral image in a psychophysically correct way. These tools will also enable a user to dynamically interact with a Riemann metric on photometric space for optimal contrast visual-ization.

    STTR Phase I 1998 Department of DefenseAir Force
  4. Advanced Technology for Demilitarization of Plastic Bonded

    SBC: GRADIENT TECHNOLOGY            Topic: N/A

    Gradient Technology in conjunction with Professor M. Hillmyer of the Department of Chemistry at the University of Minnesota proposed to develop advanced technology to recover and convert the explosive and urethane binder found in plastic bonded explosives. This technology provides a unique reclamation, recovery, and reuse opportunity for dramatically reducing the disposal cost of technology munit ...

    STTR Phase I 1998 Department of DefenseAir Force
  5. Microrover Technologies for Tactical Land Warfare


    Intelligent Automation, Inc. proposes to build and test a scaled amphibious microrover fitted with a unique navigational system and demonstrates its ability in conducting tactical warfighting capabilities. Penn State ARL will, as a subcontractor, prototype the micro acoustical sensors and assist in algorithms used in the scheme. The proposed Amphibious vehicle will have a navigational system wi ...

    STTR Phase I 1998 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  6. Ultrahigh Quality GaN Films

    SBC: Silver Sky Technologies            Topic: N/A

    The feasibility of chemical beam epitaxy to grow ultrahigh quality GaN thin films will be developed. This process will allow the growth of GaN on high thermal conductivity substrates and enable the fabrication of precision superlattice structures. GaN will be grown using Ga effusion cells and ammonia-in an ultrahigh vacuum environment. This growth rate will be in the 1 micron per hour range at tem ...

    STTR Phase I 1998 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  7. Broadband Front Ends for Radar & Digital Receivers

    SBC: THESUS LOGIC, INC.            Topic: N/A

    The Theseus Logic/SUNY-Stony Brook team is proposing to develop, demonstrate and commercialize Rapid Single Flux Quantum (RSFQ) circuit designed using NULL Convention Logic (NCL). Phase I of this program will demonstrate, by simulation and modeling, the feasibility of implementing logic gate structures in RSFQ technology which can exploi the effective delay insensitivity of NCL. In Phase II the te ...

    STTR Phase I 1998 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  8. Microrover for Tactical Land Warfare

    SBC: VIA, INC.            Topic: N/A

    The objective of this research effort is to design a mobile robotic platform, and the related operator interfaces required for remote operation, which enhance a soldier's abilities to accomplish mission goals. This system will be modular in design, scaleable, low cost and rugged. The size and weight of these platforms will range form a meter long and 200 pounds, to a few centimeters long and abo ...

    STTR Phase I 1998 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  9. Rapid Discovery of Evasive Satellite Behaviors


    This is a prototype system that will take raw observation data, detect and characterize maneuvers, and use reinforcement learning to understand and react to evasive RSO behaviors in near real time. This will provide a framework to evaluate autonomous behavior strategies, such a safety, effectiveness, and robustness to manipulation. This work will enable surveillance operators to distinguish betwee ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseAir Force
  10. Adaptive Markov Inference Game Optimization (AMIGO) for Rapid Discovery of Evasive Satellite Behaviors


    Space superiority requires space protection and space situational awareness (SSA), which rely on rapid and accurate space object behavioral and operational intent discovery. The focus of this project is to develop a stochastic approach for rapid discovery of evasive satellite behaviors. Designing the innovative decision support tool has numerous challenges: (i) partial observable actions; (ii) eva ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseAir Force
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